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IBM News
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Volvo Cars Joins Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network, Launched By IBM, Ford, And Volkswagen Group
IBM News, November 6th, 2019
Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network moves towards operationalization, with pilot succeeded in linking each phase of the supply chain from mine to OEM
IBM Speeds Enterprises Hybrid Cloud Adoption And Innovation By Extending Partnership With VMware
IBM News, November 5th, 2019
New hybrid cloud offerings help migrate mission-critical workloads to the cloud
IBM Launches Maximo Asset Monitor, Embeds AI Into Monitoring Solution To Expand Market-Leading Asset Management Capabilities
IBM News, November 6th, 2019
IBM works with Novate Solutions, Inc. to Improve Performance of Critical Assets and Operations
IBM Developing World's First Financial Services-Ready Public Cloud; Bank Of America Joins As First Collaborator
IBM News, November 6th, 2019
New platform designed to help address specific requirements of financial services institutions for regulatory compliance, security and resiliency
IBM Assists In The Fight Against Human Trafficking
IBM News, November 6th, 2019
Bridging public, private and not-for-profit sectors worldwide, IBM makes technology such as Watson Discovery and Natural Language Processing available to help fight human trafficking
IT - CxO
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CIO Role: Who Should The CIO Report To?
The Enterprisers Project, November 5th, 2019
Fifty-one percent of CIOs now report to the CEO
5 Key Forrester Predictions For The Future Of Software Development
CIO Dive, November 4th, 2019
Market consolidation, service mesh and the rise of AI testing will drive the industry forward in 2020 and beyond
Predictions 2020: Edge Computing Makes The Leap
Forrester, November 4th, 2019
The emerging category of edge computing has been steadily rising in importance and maturity, and 2020 will be the most interesting year yet for vendors and users in this exciting space
How CIOs Can Address Digital Workplace Challenges
Information Age, November 5th, 2019
In the second article of this two part series, David Maffei, president and CRO at Akumina, from Akumina, explores how CIOs can address digital workplace challenges
Why CIOs Need To Adopt A Process Mining Initiative
SearchCIO, November 7th, 2019
The father of process mining Wil van der Aalst weighs in on the future and explains why it's crucial for organizations to start process mining on a larger scale today
When Digital Transformation Stalls: 8 Questions To Ask
The Enterprisers Project, November 6th, 2019
Don't be intimidated by the much-debated failure rate of digital transformation: You may just be stalled. Ask these questions to determine the fix
Key Predictions That Will Impact CIOs And IT Pros Over The Next Five Years
HelpNet Security, November 6th, 2019
Time for action is growing short for CIOs in the digital era
Gartner's Strategic Tech Trends For 2020: Part 1, Augmenting Skills
CIO Dive, November 4th, 2019
Spaces are more intelligent and integrated, working to cognitively and physically enable humans
Gartner: The Time Is Right To Make It A Boardroom Issue
ComputerWeekly, November 4th, 2019
In many businesses, IT is regarded as an internal service provider and cost centre. Gartner says now is the best time for CIOs to make IT strategic
5 Must-Read Harvard Business Review Articles In November
The Enterprisers Project, November 4th, 2019
Check out these five thought-provoking HBR articles, curated especially for CIOs and IT leaders
The Cold Truth About Cyber Insurance
Dark Reading, November 7th, 2019
There is no premium that will recover the millions of dollars your company spends on R&D if your intellectual property is hacked and stolen
6 Critical IT Skills For The Next Decade: Bay Area CIO Of The Year Winners Share
The Enterprisers Project, November 7th, 2019
What skills will IT talent need most? Six award-winning CIOs discuss the top skills on their radar screens - from AI to emotional intelligence
IT - MFA
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Four False Ideas About Multi-Factor Authentication
ITProPortal, November 8th, 2019
Without MFA, organizations are wide open to attacks.
IT - Storage
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The Compelling Economic Benefits Of OpenZFS Storage
DCIG, November 7th, 2019
Have you had a key software vendor go from support increases of 3-5% to more than 20% annually?
Is NVMe Flash The Right Choice For You?
ComputerWeekly, November 5th, 2019
NVMe flash storage boosts performance for I/O-hungry operations, but how does it work, where can organisations best deploy it, and what are the key uses cases where it can make a difference?
20 Top Enterprise Data Storage Vendors
Enterprise Storage Forum, November 4th, 2019
An overview of leading data storage vendors, based on a variety of enterprise storage needs
IT - AI
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Make Your Company An AI Company
datanami, November 4th, 2019
Forward-thinking businesses are using AI to gain greater insights, make more accurate predictions and use AI to create new and compelling products and services
How Quantum Computing And Machine Learning Boost Each Other
SearchCIO, November 5th, 2019
If you haven't started thinking about how quantum computing will impact your enterprise, you should. It's coming on rapidly and will have major effects, particularly on AI
IT - Humor
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It's Really No Mystery
ComputerWorld, November 4th, 2019
Everyone, be more like Chris, except for the exceptionally tardy part
IT - Technology
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USB4: What's Different And Why IT Matters
How-To Geek, November 7th, 2019
The next great (and possibly confusing) version of USB is on its way
Single, Self-Funded Competitor Wins Latest DARPA Underground Robot Competition
ZDNet, November 5th, 2019
The SubT is developing robots that can operate in tunnels and caves
IT - CRM
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DevOps For Salesforce Lightning
CRMBuyer, November 4th, 2019
The tools you work with have a lot of impact on what you can accomplish, and the more sophisticated the tools the better -- especially in software
IT - ERP
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Digital Transformation Starts With ERP
Business 2 Community, November 3rd, 2019
The term 'digital transformation' has moved from the shadows into the mainstream in recent years
IT - BI
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How AI Can Supercharge The Benefits Of Business Intelligence
Information Management, November 7th, 2019
The promise and ultimate goal of artificial intelligence is to make machine intelligent
Data Preparation Tools: Your Analytics Strategy's Secret Weapon
CIO, November 4th, 2019
Data preparation is frequently cited as the leading roadblock to leveraging data within an organization. Getting the right tool for your organization can help you breakthrough
IT - HR
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How HR And IT Can Partner To Improve Cybersecurity
Information Week, November 4th, 2019
With their lens into the human side of business, human resources can be an effective partner is the effort to train employees on awareness and keep an organization secure
IT - PM
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The Complete Guide To Project Risk Assessment
Business 2 Community, November 8th, 2019
Project risk assessment is an essential part of any project management plan. This guide shares 6 key steps in assessing project risk
IT - Operations
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How To Overcome Common Setbacks In IT Automation
Information Week, November 8th, 2019
Don't automate for the sake of automating. Identify which tasks/processes will experience automation benefits that outweigh its upfront and recurring costs
IT - Security
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Most Organizations Plan To Increase Their Cybersecurity Budgets In 2020
HelpNet Security, November 6th, 2019
With the perpetually shifting threat landscape, most organizations (over 90%) believe that the cyber threat landscape will stay the same or worsen in 2020, according to FireEye
Making The Case For Integrated Risk Management
ComputerWeekly, November 4th, 2019
Security experts discuss how an integrated approach to risk and governance can be effectively managed
Who Is Responsible For Active Directory Security Within Your Organization?
HelpNet Security, November 6th, 2019
Over one third (36%) of IT professionals say their organizations are more vulnerable to security threats now than they were five years ago, according to a new Alsid research
How To Keep IT Security Team Ahead Of Alert Fatigue
CIO Dive, November 4th, 2019
Job burnout. It can happen to the best of us
IT - Social Media
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5 Easy Ways To Build Brand Awareness Using Social Media
Business 2 Community, November 4th, 2019
While this isn't limited to social media, your social channels play an important role in building that consistency
IT - Database
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Why Databases Are Failing The Modern Economy
insideBIGDATA, November 5th, 2019
Big data powers the world's most powerful companies and most promising startups
Alternative Databases Set For Mainstream Adoption?
ComputerWeekly, November 5th, 2019
The rise of non-relational databases has been a feature of the data management landscape in the wake of big data - but to complement or replace relational?
IT - HPC
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Machine Learning Fuels A Booming HPC Market
EnterpriseAI, November 6th, 2019
Enterprise infrastructure investments for training machine learning models have grown more than 50 percent annually over the past two years, and are expected to shortly surpass $10 billion, according to a new market forecast
IT - DevOps
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Using Open Source For Better DevOps Outcomes
Veeam News, November 6th, 2019
Many insurers have jumped on the DevOps bandwagon in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their systems and systems implementations
DevOps Culture: The Neuroscience Of Behavior
Jaxenter, November 8th, 2019
We acknowledge that we can't change culture, but we can change behavior. Culture is the sum of values and behavior
IT - Cloud
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To Secure Multicloud Environments, First Acknowledge You Have A Problem
Information Week, November 4th, 2019
Multicloud environments change rapidly. Organizations need a security framework that is purpose-built for the cloud and that aligns with their digital transformation strategy
Multicloud vs. Hybrid Cloud: What It All Means
CIODive, November 8th, 2019
While hybrid clouds and multicloud can be used together - and tend to get lumped together -​ they are not the same thing
Dealing With Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
InformationWeek, November 5th, 2019
IT leaders need to understand that a problem exists and then think through approaches. Once they do that, the technology to employ is easier to figure out. Here's some guidance
50% Of Apps Will Not Be Migrated To The Cloud
HelpNet Security, November 4th, 2019
Applications will be managed in multicloud and on-premises environments
10 Tips For Building Compliance By Design Into Cloud Architecture
Dark Reading, November 5th, 2019
A pair of experts pass along lessons learned while building out the team and processes necessary to support Starbucks' mobile app
IT - Wireless
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What Enterprises Need To Know About Wi-Fi 6's Top Features And The Role Of AI
Network Computing, November 6th, 2019
Wi-Fi 6 is an impressive standard that will drive the industry for a few years to come
IT - DR
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Why Coordination Is Critical For Disaster Recovery Communications
StateTech, November 6th, 2019
Federal authorities should follow these best practices and use technology to coordinate with local agencies to protect critical infrastructure
Important Questions About DRaaS You're Not Asking Your Vendor
SearchDisasterRecovery, November 6th, 2019
Not all DRaaS vendors are created equal. Expose any weaknesses and shortcomings in your current or prospective providers by asking the following questions
IT - Networks
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Build An Effective SD-WAN Security Strategy At The Branch
SearchNetworking, November 4th, 2019
Don't deploy SD-WAN without a solid network security strategy. IT teams should address four specific areas to ensure adequate security and protection against network threats
IT - IoT
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IoT And Cloud: Handling Data Storage Issues
Jaxenter, November 4th, 2019
IoT has been growing exponentially over the past couple of years
4 Ways IoT Cloud Platforms Improve Application Development
IoT Agenda, November 7th, 2019
The cloud is a critical IoT resource for organizations with distributed, unpredictable IoT traffic. How can organizations get the most from their cloud provider tools?
IT - Careers
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The Essentials For Working Remotely
AmongTech, November 7th, 2019
To say working remotely is becoming more common these days would be a massive understatement, as remote work has grown 159 percent in the last 12 years alone, according to recent data
3 Ways To Be An Awesome Remote Worker
Business 2 Community, November 4th, 2019
Working from home may seem strange at first
29 Top Cloud Certifications
Insider Pro, November 6th, 2019
When it comes to the most in-demand skills, the cloud is the place to be
IT - Virtualization
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Dissecting The Risks And Benefits Of Microservice Architecture
Techzone360, November 6th, 2019
Many organizations today have a basic understanding of the security risks associated with their web applications
Containers And Security - What Are The Five Biggest Myths?
Jaxenter, November 4th, 2019
By 2023, it is predicted that companies will have more than two containerised applications in place
IT - Compliance
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Security And Risk Compliance: Still The Most Important Part Of IT Strategy
HelpNet Security, November 7th, 2019
Security remains essential, with new issues to address
IT - Email
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The State Of Email Security And Protection
Dark Reading, November 5th, 2019
Phishing and ransomware top the list of security risks that organizations are not fully prepared to deal with
IT - Backup
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What Are 3 Cloud Backup Security Guidelines Against Cyberattacks?
SearchDataBackup, November 8th, 2019
Cloud security is a top concern for IT. As a result, keeping cloud backups secure should be a priority. Here are three straightforward guidelines to help
Select Enterprise Data Backup Software To Fit Data Protection Needs
SearchDataBackup, November 8th, 2019
While some backup and recovery software applies to the entire enterprise, other products address environment-specific data protection, virtualization and the public cloud
IT - Big Data
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10 Top Strategic Trends That Will Drive Data Management In 2020
Information Management, November 8th, 2019
A strategic technology trend is one with substantial disruptive potential that is beginning to break out of an emerging state into broader impact and use
IT - Encryption
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5 Factors To Consider When Choosing An Encryption Key Management System
HelpNet Security, November 7th, 2019
Data breaches are at an all-time high with 2019 looking to one of the worst on record for data loses
IT - Developer
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Top Programming Languages For November 2019: C Gets An A+
Jaxenter, November 4th, 2019
Every month, we keep tabs on the TIOBE Index to see which programming languages are rising up the charts
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